Plectrum Management Systems

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  1. Shuster

    Shuster Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    I finally found out where all my lost picks reside,,, th9CFZPHWC.jpg
     
  2. jimilee

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    Mic stand pick holder.


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  3. Nubs

    Nubs Friend of Leo's

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    I had a very similar idea and posted it a while back. The device would attach to your strap and hold picks, a capo and a slide. For pick distribution, it would use a spring loaded dispenser much like some cars have coin dispensers that you can "load up". The capo would slide into a formed pocket and the slide would pop into a cavity and be held in by little arms.

    Never made a prototype so by all means have at it. Just don't forget ol' Nubs when you get rich off it :D
     
  4. monkeybanana

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    Acoustic guitar players, especially in the bluegrass world, tend to love Blue Chip picks. If you buy one ($35 + shipping) you learn to never lose your pick. Worked for me! I also have more than one BC haha.
     
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  5. GuitarKid

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    Don't wanna sound like I'm boasting, but in a 3 hour gig playing all kinds of energetic rock and roll, country and rockabilly and really shaking my bunda like theres no tomorrow, I never drop a pick.

    I may play like shiiiit sometimes, but it's a very picked kind of shiiiit.

    So sorry, I dont have an answer.
     
  6. BigDaddyLH

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    So ... about a hunnert?
     
  7. chris m.

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    I keep a few spares in my gear bag. But I haven't dropped a pick in dozens of gigs, and I often alternate
    between hybrid picking, fingerpicking, and using a plectrum. The main thing is to remember to bring
    at least one pick to the gig....which I've forgotten to do once or twice.
     
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    This is exactly how I do it.
     
  9. LOSTVENTURE

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    A couple in my pockey usually does the job.
     
  10. charlie chitlin

    charlie chitlin Doctor of Teleocity Silver Supporter

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    Pockets.
    They work.
     
  11. Harry Styron

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    Picks may be like starfish, changing to the color of whatever is under them.
     
  12. MrAstro

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    I stick my pick on my thumb and it can't fall off unless it snaps (which the Delrin one's don't) :)
     
  13. JayFreddy

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    Plectrum Management Systems...

    PMS

    Lol
     
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  14. LGOberean

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    I just now am seeing this thread, and yet that was the very first thing that popped into my head: "Guitar Player's PMS"! :lol:

    I always wear jeans, and so unless I forget to get dressed before going to a gig, I always have a half dozen or more picks in my "pick pocket"...
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    I also have a couple of straps that have pick pockets on them, and have used those. But at a gig I will have three picks out and readily accessible: the main one (a DYI made from counter top high pressure laminate material, nearly 1mm thick & very stiff); a backup; and a D'Addario/Planet Waves DuraGrip 1.2mm for a specific tone application.
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  15. schmee

    schmee Poster Extraordinaire

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    Pocket and on this: (handiest/cheapest gig item I've bought in decades!)
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    Some call it a "carpenter's crack" or "plumber's crack", I call it my pick purse. :lol::lol::lol::lol:
     
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    No one uses these? I have been using these since the 1970's. IMAG0890.jpg IMAG0888.jpg
     
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    Solo act with computer backing tracks, so 5 or 6 in my pocket, three or four on my laptop, and a couple of dozen in the computer bag, Gawd how I hate not having a pic!
     
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    Some folks who drop quite a few use two sided tape on the bottom of the guitar.

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    Amazing. This solves about 4 problems I didnt know I had.
     
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